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How We Roll

How We Roll: Claire Warren, engineer, electric bus infrastructure team  

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, May 5, 2023 1:53:00 PM
How do you get to and from work? I recently started taking the Green Line again. I board at Fairview Avenue Station and hop off at Target Field. If the timing works better, I can also hop on the 94 in the morning. I typically [...]

Commitment to a safe, welcoming system is as strong as ever 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Wednesday, May 3, 2023 8:31:00 PM
From Interim General Manager Lesley Kandaras and Chief Ernest Morales III When our Safety & Security Action Plan was introduced last year, we knew change wouldn’t come easily. But we also knew we had an obligation to try to make things [...]
Know Your Operator

Know your operator: Maria Flores 

Posted by John Komarek | Wednesday, May 3, 2023 10:58:00 AM
As a single mother of two, Maria Flores needed a stable career with good pay and benefits – and one that was a little less stressful than working in a homeless shelter. “I like helping people,” Flores said. “But working with the homeless is [...]
Ridership

Ridership recovery continues in 2023 

Posted by Drew Kerr | Monday, April 24, 2023 12:41:00 PM
Here’s some encouraging news: Ridership has increased nearly 21% over last year. Nearly 10.2 million rides were provided through the end of the first quarter, continuing the gradual ridership recovery that began in late 2020. In March, there [...]
Go Green

At Metro Transit, every day is Earth Day!  

Posted by Drew Kerr | Friday, April 21, 2023 10:46:00 AM
As Minnesota’s largest transit provider, we are helping the state reach its emissions reduction goal largely by providing people ways to get around without using a personal vehicle. But we are also making progress in other areas, including [...]
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